genus Homarus

noun
type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters
Syn: ↑Homarus
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Homaridae, ↑family Homaridae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Homarus — Taxobox | name = Homarus image width = 250px image caption = Homarus americanus regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Decapoda familia = Nephropidae genus = Homarus genus authority = Weber, 1795 …   Wikipedia

  • Homarus — noun type genus of the family Homaridae: common edible lobsters • Syn: ↑genus Homarus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Homaridae, ↑family Homaridae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homarus Americanus — Lobster Lob ster, n. [AS. loppestre, lopystre prob., corrupted fr. L. locusta a marine shellfish, a kind of lobster, a locust. Cf. {Locust}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any large macrurous crustacean used as food, esp. those of the genus {Homarus}; as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homarus vulgaris — Lobster Lob ster, n. [AS. loppestre, lopystre prob., corrupted fr. L. locusta a marine shellfish, a kind of lobster, a locust. Cf. {Locust}.] (Zo[ o]l.) 1. Any large macrurous crustacean used as food, esp. those of the genus {Homarus}; as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Homarus americanus — noun lobster of Atlantic coast of America • Syn: ↑American lobster, ↑Northern lobster, ↑Maine lobster • Hypernyms: ↑true lobster • Member Holonyms: ↑Homarus, ↑genus Homarus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homarus capensis — noun small lobster of southern Africa • Syn: ↑Cape lobster • Hypernyms: ↑true lobster • Member Holonyms: ↑Homarus, ↑genus Homarus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homarus vulgaris — noun lobster of Atlantic coast of Europe • Syn: ↑European lobster • Hypernyms: ↑true lobster • Member Holonyms: ↑Homarus, ↑genus Homarus • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Homarus — Hom a*rus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. omarh s well adjusted.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of decapod Crustacea, including the common lobsters. {Hom a*roid}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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